Ensure youth have access to meals this summer

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 19, 2021

The Summer Food Service program (SFSP) provides an opportunity to continue offering nutritious meals at no cost to families during the summer when youth no longer have access to school meals. This program is particularly critical this year with more than 50 percent of families struggling to put food on the table, and a fifth of Colorado’s children not getting adequate nutrition because of a lack of money for food (according to a recent poll  by Hunger Free Colorado). It is more important than ever to invest in Colorado’s youth by ensuring access to nutritious, no-cost meals across the state. To help ensure summer meals are available in your community, become a program sponsor or continue sponsorship past this school year.

Click here to find out how to become a program sponsor.


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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit www.coloradokids.org.